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HELP BREAK DOWN BARRIERS TO OPPORTUNITY FOR #GIVINGTUESDAY

Posted by Admin on Dec 1, 2015 4:44:03 PM


It’s that time of year again, the season of giving, and what better way to kick it off than participating in Giving Tuesday? Several of our amazing New Profit portfolio organizations are participating today. Check them out and consider making them part of your Giving Tuesday donations:

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Tags: education, First Place for Youth, FoodCorps, Health Leads, iMentor, KIPP, Organizations, Peace First, Roca, The Mission Continues, Amplify Blog, AVANCE, College Advising Corps, College Summit, E4E, Educators 4 Excellence, First Place, Giving Tuesday, LIFT, peer health exchange, Single Stop, Turnaround, Turnaround for Children, venture philanthropy, YouthBuild USA

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Admin on Nov 6, 2015 1:18:48 PM


Amazing work is being done in the New Profit community every day! Here are some recent highlights from our game changing organizations, partners, and friends.

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Tags: Blended Learning, Cafeteria, CJCC, FoodCorps, Hartford Public Schools, Howard University School of Law, i3, John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award, John Tucker, Kemba Smith, Kim Marshall, New Leaders, New Profit Innovation Fund, Organizations, Peace First, Peacemakers, Public Policy, Reimagine Learning Fund, Social Innovation News, South Warren Elementary, The Office on Returning Citizen Affairs, alumni, Amplify Blog, anet, College Advising Corps, Congressman Joe Kennedy III, Council of Great City Schools, Criminal Justice Reform, David Flink, E4E, Educators 4 Excellence, Eye to Eye, Family Independence Initiative, Farm to School, Female Reentry Leadership Conference, FII, GQ, Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Gov, Kirsten Lodal, Leader Award, LIFT, Paul Griswold, Peace First Prize, Taste Test, teaching, Trinity University, venture philanthropy, W.I.R.E., Women Involved In Reentry

Take 5: "The Most Innovative Schools in America" and more...

Posted by Admin on Oct 29, 2015 11:06:09 AM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Boston, Classroom, education, Education Reform, HuffPost, inequality, Math Scores, National Assessment of Education Progress, Nation's Report Card, nonprofit, Organizations, Peace First, Peacemakers, Peacemaking Skills, Public Library, Reimagine Education, Reimagine Learning Fund, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Boston Globe, CNN, Economic Mobility, Fitness, NAEP, National Center for Education Statistics, Peace First Prize, peacemaking, Social Justice, The Boston Globe, The Huffington Post, The National Assessment of Education Progress, U.S. Department of Education, venture philanthropy

Expanding Our Groundbreaking Collaboration with Deloitte

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Oct 28, 2015 11:03:34 AM


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Tags: capacity building, collaboration, iMentor, KIPP, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, MLT, New Leaders, New Profit, New Teacher Center, Organizations, Peace First, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, The Mission Continues, Acelero Learning, Achievement Network, Amplify Blog, AVANCE, College Possible, corporate philanthropy, Deloitte, Eye to Eye, Food Corps, Monitor Institute, New Classrooms, peer health exchange, Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation, Turnaround for Children, Youthbuild U.S.A.

Peace First Announces 2015 Prize Winners

Posted by Admin on Oct 27, 2015 1:55:47 PM


Today, Peace First, a New Profit partner in the Reimagine Learning Fund that is dedicated to teaching critical peacemaking skills to youth, announced the five winners of this years Peace First Prize! The Peace First Prize is a national award recognizing youth peacemakers, ages 8-22, who are leaders of change focused on creating peaceful schools and communities.

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Tags: Abingdon, announcements, Boulder, Brennan Lewis, Colorado, Illinois, Jasmine Babers, North Carolina, Organizations, Peace, Peace First, Peaceful, Peacemakers, Reimagine Learning Fund, Rock Island, Amplify Blog, Apex, D.C., Grace Callwood, leaders, Maryland, Peace First Prize, peacemaking, venture philanthropy, Washington, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Yasmine Arrington

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Admin on Oct 5, 2015 3:02:02 PM


Amazing work is being done in the New Profit community every day! Here are some recent highlights from our game changing organizations, partners, and friends.

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Tags: BU, HandUp, Henry Wilde, Hispanics, Homeless, Ime Archibong, LIFT Communities, Math, MLT, Moneythink, Organizations, Peace First, Personalized Learning, Poverty, silicon valley, social entrepreneurship, Stanford, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, The Mission Continues, Acelero Learning, Amplify Blog, AVANCE, Boston University, College Advising Corps, Cycle of Poverty, Facebook, Family Independence Initiative, FII, Financial Literacy, LIFT, Maria Peña, New Classrooms, Stanford University, Teach to One, The Elfenworks Foundation, venture philanthropy, Veterans, white house, White House Initiative on Education Excellence for

Take 5: "This Is What Happens When You Read to a Child" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 1, 2015 12:44:50 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Aspen Ideas Festival, aspen institute, Brain, Brain Scan, Child Advocacy Groups, Child's Brain, education, Language, #OpportunityRedefined, Organizations, Peace First, philanthropy, Problem Solvers, Sean Parker, social emotional learning, Social Innovation News, the wall street journal, Amplify Blog, Early Learning, economic empowerment, Eric Dawson, Hackers, Neuroscience, peacemaking, public health, Reading, Social Innovation Fund, Social Problem Solving, the chronicle of philanthropy, Time, venture philanthropy, WSJ

Take 5: "Moving Beyond the 'Does Blended Learning Work?' Question" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on May 21, 2015 2:25:21 PM

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Tags: Affordable Child Care, Blended Learning, City Lab, Innovation, my brother's keeper, Organizations, Peace First, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, STEM, Amplify Blog, Baltimore, Dawn Porter, Disadvantaged Youths, EdSurge, Mental Health Resources, Peace First Prize, Police Relations, The New York Times, The Washington Post, University of Washington

Peace First Prize Semi-Finalists Announced!

Posted by Sarah Duarte on May 21, 2015 10:41:32 AM


On Tuesday, Peace First, a New Profit partner in the Reimagine Learning Fund that is dedicated to teaching critical peacemaking skills to youth, announced the semi-finalists for the Peace First Prize. The Peace First Prize is a national award recognizing youth peacemakers, ages 8-22, who are leaders of change focused on creating peaceful schools and communities.

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Tags: announcements, Organizations, Peace First, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Peace First Prize, Semi-Finalists

#NPGathering15: Looking Back, Forging Ahead

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 30, 2015 3:37:18 PM


New Profit's 11th annual Gathering of Leaders is in the rear view mirror, but the dialogue that began last week about social impact, diversity, race, technology and policy will continue.

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Tags: allen blue, care message, center for youth wellness, code for america, frederick hutson, hiker, issue one, jason saul, John Rice, jonny price, kimberly bryant, latricia barksdale, LinkedIn, marlene ibsen, MLT, New Profit, Organizations, Peace First, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, black girls code, Elisabeth Mason, Eric Dawson, Gathering of Leaders, jen pahlka, kiva zip, maria teresa kumar, Mission Measurement, nadine burke harris, pigeonly, Single Stop, Thoughts and Approaches, travelers foundation, trevor potter, vineet singal, voto latino